Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
transmit, go along, walk along, follow, report, communicate, legend, tradition
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
416 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 伝 【デン】 legend, tradition, biography, life, method, way, horseback transportation and communication relay system used in ancient Japan
  • 伝記 【デンキ】 biography, life story
  • 駅伝 【エキデン】 long-distance relay race, stagecoach, post horse
  • 評伝 【ヒョウデン】 a critical biography
  • 転手 【テンジュ】 tuning peg (of a shamisen, etc.)
  • 伝達コスト 【テンタツコスト】 transmission cost

Kun reading compounds

  • 伝わる 【つたわる】 to be handed down, to be introduced, to be transmitted, to be circulated, to go along, to walk along
  • 伝える 【つたえる】 to convey, to report, to transmit, to communicate, to tell, to impart, to propagate, to teach, to bequeath
  • 伝う 【つたう】 to go along, to walk along, to follow
  • 伝 【つて】 means of making contact, intermediary, go-between, connections, influence, pull, good offices
  • 伝言 【つてこと】 verbal message, word (from someone), rumour, rumor
  • 風のつて 【かぜのつて】 hearsay, rumor, grapevine

Readings

Japanese names:
つたえ
Chinese:
yun2
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • transmitir
  • tradición
  • ser transmitido
  • comunicar
  • seguir

Portuguese

  • transmitir
  • progredir
  • andar ao longo
  • seguir
  • relatório
  • comunicar
  • lenda
  • tradição

French

  • transmettre
  • côtoyer
  • suivre
  • rapporter
  • communiquer
  • légende
  • tradition
681 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
580 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
553 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
494 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
379 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
554 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
308 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
359 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.3 Japanese for Busy People
434 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
440 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
278 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
68 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
48 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
28 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
29 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
972 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
462P Morohashi
44 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
141 New Nelson (John Haig)
963 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1036 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
331 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
470 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2171 2001 Kanji
2a4.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
2123.1 Four corner code
37-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f1d Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
opinion, theory, explanation, rumor
Kun:
と.く
On:
セツゼイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
326 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 説 【セツ】 theory, doctrine, opinion, view, rumour, rumor, gossip, hearsay
  • 説明 【セツメイ】 explanation, exposition
  • 論説 【ロンセツ】 editorial, dissertation
  • 定説 【テイセツ】 established theory, accepted opinion, accepted explanation
  • 遊説 【ユウゼイ】 election tour, election campaign, stumping
  • 全国遊説 【ゼンコクユウゼイ】 nationwide election campaign

Kun reading compounds

  • 説く 【とく】 to explain, to advocate, to preach, to persuade

Readings

Japanese names:
さとし、 とき
Chinese:
shuo1, shui4, yue4
Korean:
seol, se, yeol

Spanish

  • opinión
  • teoría
  • explicar
  • expresar

Portuguese

  • rumor
  • opinião
  • teoria

French

  • théorie
  • rumeur
  • opinion
  • thèse
654 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
553 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
524 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
307 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4373 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
216 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
251 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2143 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.9 Japanese for Busy People
400 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
404 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
292 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1688 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1949 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1042 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1405 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
511 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35556P Morohashi
1547 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5627 New Nelson (John Haig)
499 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
538 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
240 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
620 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3057 2001 Kanji
7a7.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
0861.6 Four corner code
32-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8aac Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
bristle, beard
Parts:
ought, by all means, necessarily
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1339 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 須恵器 【スエキ】 Sue ware (type of unglazed pottery made from the middle of the Kofun era through the Heian era)
  • 須義 【スギ】 cobia (Rachycentron canadum), sergeant fish
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 提宇子 【ダイウス】 God
  • 須髯 【シュゼン】 beard
  • 須弥山 【シュミセン】 Mt Sumeru (in Buddhism - said to be the highest mountain rising in the center of the world) (centre)

Kun reading compounds

  • 須らく 【すべからく】 by all means, in all cases, ought to do

Readings

Japanese names:
もとむ、 ぞ
Chinese:
xu1
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • instante
  • desear
  • anhelar
  • esperar

Portuguese

French

  • nécessité
  • certainement
  • devrait faire
936 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1592 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1946 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1544 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2263 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1531 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
700 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
419 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
526 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1734 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43352 Morohashi
574 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6618 New Nelson (John Haig)
1718 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1854 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3j9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
2128.6 Four corner code
31-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9808 Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
wisteria
Kun:
ふじ
On:
トウドウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
291 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 藤黄 【トウオウ】 gamboge
  • 藤花 【トウカ】 wisteria flower

Kun reading compounds

  • 藤 【ふじ】 wisteria (esp. Japanese wisteria, Wisteria floribunda), wistaria
  • 藤色 【ふじいろ】 light purple
  • 草藤 【くさふじ】 tufted vetch (Vicia cracca), cow vetch
  • 野田藤 【のだふじ】 Japanese wisteria (Wisteria floribunda)

Readings

Japanese names:
ぞう、 と、 ふじゅ
Chinese:
teng2
Korean:
deung

Spanish

  • glicina (planta)

Portuguese

French

  • glycine
206 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4090 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1975 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2773 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2231 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2087 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3025 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1544 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2109 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1218 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32340P Morohashi
2382 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5241 New Nelson (John Haig)
1210 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1295 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
432 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1942 2001 Kanji
3k15.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-15 SKIP code
4423.2 Four corner code
38-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
85e4 Unicode hex code